AUS vs SL: Australia vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For 4th T20I
AUS vs SL 4th T20I: Australia and Sri Lanka will play the fourth T20I in the ongoing series. Australia had an unassailable 3-0 lead after winning the first three matches. After holding the Sri Lankans to 121 runs, Australia won the third match by six wickets. Kane Richardson was named player of the match after taking three wickets for 21 runs in four overs. Aaron Finch, who batted at number three, made 35 runs off 36 deliveries in the batting order. Australia’s top scorer was Glenn Maxwell, who hit 39 runs off 26 balls.
Throughout the series, Sri Lankan hitters have battled against Australia’s bowling assault. They scored 164 runs in the second T20I, but it was not a team effort, as only four batsmen reached double figures. Wanindu Hasaranga, who tested positive for Covid-19 minutes before the third game, would be unavailable once more for Sri Lanka.
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 4th T20I
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Date & Time: 18th February at 01:40 PM IST and 07:10 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
The MCG’s pitch has a batting surface, and batters are expected to get some help throughout the game. The pacers might get some help in the first few overs, but after that, it’ll be all on the batters. During the middle-overs, spinners may play a significant role.
Probable Playing XIs for AUS vs SL
Ben McDermott, Ashton Agar, Aaron Finch (c), Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Daniel Sams, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Jhye Richardson.
Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara.
Top Picks for AUS vs SL Dream11 Match
Top Picks – Batters
Pathum Nissanka is the series’ highest run scorer. In three matches, he has scored 125 runs at an average of 41.66 and a strike rate of 112.61. During the second T20I, he scored 73 runs off 53 deliveries to help Sri Lanka match Australia’s 164-run total.
Ben McDermott has 71 runs at an average of 23.66 and a strike rate of 124.56 in three matches. In the first match, he scored 53 runs off 41 deliveries, guiding Australia to a total of 149 runs for the cost of nine wickets.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Dasun Shanaka has yet to take a wicket in the series, but he has put up some solid performances with the bat. In the last game, he scored 39 runs off 38 deliveries and contributed 47 runs for the fifth wicket with Dinesh Chandimal.
Glenn Maxwell has 61 runs at an average of 20.33 and a strike rate of 141.86 in three matches. He has taken one wicket at an average of seven, with an economy rate of 3.5 and a strike rate of 12 runs per over.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Adam Zampa, who missed the previous match, could make a comeback in this one. He has four wickets at an average of 11 runs per wicket, a 5.5 economy rate, and a strike rate of 12 runs per over.
Maheesh Theekshana has four wickets at an average of 20.50, an economy of 7.45, and a strike rate of 16.5 in three matches.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Josh Inglis has a strike rate of 135.29% and has scored 92 runs in three matches at an average of 46. In the series, he has scored the most runs for Australia.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AUS vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Josh Inglis, Dinesh Chandimal, Pathum Nissanka (c), Aaron Finch, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa (vc), Maheesh Theekshana, Kane Richardson.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AUS vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Josh Inglis (vc), Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott (c), Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanka, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera.
AUS vs SL Risky Captaincy Choices
In three matches, Dinesh Chandimal has scored 69 runs at an average of 34.50 and a strike rate of 102.98. He has batted at number seven and has yet to score more than 25 runs. In your fantasy team, he might not be the best candidate for captaincy.
Dushmantha Chameera has taken four wickets in three games. However, he has given up runs at a rate of 7.50, making him a dangerous captaincy candidate in your fantasy team.
Player you should avoid
Matthew Wade has only scored 17 runs in three matches. And is one player you should avoid given the top-order players have had a huge impact on the series.